Learn About IEEE Membership
When you join IEEE, you:
- Join a community of over 420,000 technology and engineering professionals united by a common desire to continuously learn, interact, collaborate, and innovate
- Get the resources and opportunities you need to keep on top of changes in technology
- Get involved in standards development
- Network with other professionals in your local area or within a specific technical interest
- Mentor the next generation of engineers and technologists
and so much more.
Enhance your IEEE membership by joining a Society specializing in your technical interests, for as little as US$10 per year.
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*Only new members or former members (those with a lapse of 2+ years) are eligible for this offer
Gain Expertise and Open Career Doors
IEEE houses an unrivaled network of professionals, experts, and advisors that can help shape your career, offer resources to acquire new skills, advance your professional development, and provide numerous opportunities for involvement, recognition, and reward.
Stay Current and Get Ahead
Membership grants you access to the largest library of electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics technical literature as well as the latest technology trends, industry news, and events.
Build a Network
Collaborate with IEEE colleagues and member groups, online or in person, to build a support group for your profession, industry, or project.
IEEE members can take advantage of exclusive and discounted pricing on insurance and a variety of products and services (where available) that can add up to substantial savings.
Qualifications and dues
Professional membership is open to individuals who by experience give evidence of competence in an IEEE designated field. The designated fields are: Engineering, Computer Sciences and Information Technology, Physical Sciences, Biological and Medical Sciences, Mathematics, Technical Communications, Education, Management, and Law and Policy.
A Student/Graduate Student member must carry at least 50% of a normal full-time academic program as a registered undergraduate or graduate student in a regular course of study in IEEE designated fields. The total cumulative period for a member to hold the Student member grade and/or the Graduate Student member grade is limited to eight years.
How membership pays for itself
Below are some examples of just how much your IEEE membership can save you.
|Typical IEEE Member Purchases||Non-Member Rate||Member Rate|
|IEEE publications subscription||US$445||US$36|
|IEEE Xplore article||US$30||US$13|
|IEEE Spectrum magazine||US$29.95||US$0|
|IEEE conference registration||US$1,050||US$822|
|IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing||US$1,075||US$85|
|IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces||US$470||US$375|
|IEEE eLearning course||Not available||US$69.95|
|IEEE book on career survival||US$19.95||US$4.95|
|IEEE Biometrics Certification||US$575||US$475|
IEEE makes paying for membership easy.
|Credit Card||American Express, VISA, Master Card, Diner's Club, Eurocard.|
|PayPal||You can use PayPal Express Checkout to pay for IEEE memberships and subscriptions using your different currencies. Please see PayPal FAQ for more details on PayPal.|
|Check||Payable to IEEE to a bank in the US.|
|Money Orders||Payable to a bank in the US.|
|Indian Rupees and Challan
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|Wire Transfer||For wire transfer details along with domestic and international wire fees, please contact an IEEE service professional via Live Chat, Sunday 4:30 p.m. through Friday 4:30 p.m. ET, or submit a question for information.|
|Mail payments to: IEEE Operations Center, 445 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854|
What members are saying
Professional ... Social ... Humanitarian ...
These three pillars represent the core experiences that make up IEEE membership and the reason that nearly half a million technologists worldwide make IEEE an integral part of their lives. In this video, you will hear first-hand from both long-term and new members about why IEEE is so vital to them.